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Country Fact File – Australia

I love writing about Australia. It's a fantastic country with wonderful people.
I love writing about Australia. It’s a fantastic country with wonderful people.

Country Fact File – Australia


Capital City:


Major Cities:

Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide


English, Australian Aboriginal languages, Tasmanian languages, and Torres Strait Island languages


24.6 million


Northern Australia has a tropical climate. It’s hot and humid in the summer and warm and dry in the winter.

Southern Australia is cooler with mild summers and cool winters with more rain.

When to visit:

Sydney’s peak tourist season lies between December and February.

Low season, characterised by cooler weather, starts in May and lasts until August.

SPRING: September to November

SUMMER: December to February

AUTUMN: March to May

WINTER: June to August

Top Destinations:

The Great Barrier Reef, Uluru, Great Ocean Road, Sydney Harbour Bridge


Australia is the world’s 6th largest country by area. It’s a country and a continent.

The ‘outback‘ is the desert that dominates much of the country.

Someone from Sydney is called a “Sydney-sider”.

There are three times as many sheep than people in Australia.

The iconic Australian animal, the Platypus is actually poisonous!

Get more information about from the official Australian tourism website.


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